Is it less manly for Gary to ask forgiveness than to ask permission?
From the Red Pill
Week 17: Don't Ask Permission
Love may mean never having to say you're sorry, but being a man means never asking for permission. Asking permission implies a subservience to whomever is granting you permission, giving them control over a piece of your life, of your happiness and of your world.
When you ask permission, you throw up still another road block to your goal, of your own making. In interpersonal relations, asking permission kills any attraction, any "mood" that existed by bringing the primitive and the emotional into the rational part of the brain. For example, never ask a woman for permission to kiss her, just do it.
In short, remember that it is always better to ask forgiveness than permission. Wk XVI: Identify, somewhere in the course of this week, a point where you would usually ask permission, then, don't.
Edit: Because some people seem to have trouble with this concept, Understand the difference between respecting the word 'no', and creating situations where they have excuses to say it. Further objections in this vein will be labelled concern trolling and promptly removed. This sub exists to help people, but if you aren't capable of grasping this concept, you don't belong here.